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Know all men by these presents that I Joseph Powell of Fairfax County of the State of Virginia have bargained and sold unto William Godard of the County of Alexandria & District of Columbia one Negro woman named Molly for the sum of one hundred dollars the receipt whereof I do hereby acknowledge and by these presents do warrent and defend said property from all claims whatsoever. Given under my hand and seal this 4th January 1812- Joseph Powell (seal) D Minor At a United States Circuit Court of the District of Columbia continued and held for the County of Alexandria the 18th day of July 1812. William Goddard acknowledged this Deed of emancipation to Negro Molly to be his Act and Deed which is ordered to be recorded Teste G Deneale